作者: John C. Baker, Beth E. Lachman, David R. Frelinge
出版社: RAND
关键词: publicly, available, geospatial, information, implications, security, risks, assessing, homeland, mapping
页数: 100
出版时间: 2004
ISBN-10: 0833035479
ISBN-13: 9780833035479

Following the attacks of September 11, 2001, many agencies within the federal government began restricting some of their publicly available geospatial data and information from such sources as the World Wide Web. As time passes, however, decisionmakers have begun to ask whether and how such information specifically helps potential attackers, including terrorists, to select U.S. homeland sites and prepare for better attacks. Under the direction of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, researchers at the RAND Corporation sought to clarify how geospatial information can be exploited by att
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作者: Sheila R Roni
出版社: National Defense University Press
关键词: security, national, dimension, neglected, economic
页数: 128
出版时间: 2012-04-20
ISBN-10: 1475232330
ISBN-13: 9781475232332

Historically, national security includes the strength of our nation’s infrastructure, the foundation upon which the continuous growth of our society depends. This includes our strong societal and moral codes, the rule of law, stable government, social, political, and economic institutions, and leadership. Also included are our nation’s schools and educational programs to ensure a knowledgeable citizenry and lifelong learning—a must for a democracy. Our nation’s strength also requires investments in science, engineering, research and development, and technological leader
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作者: Ravayi Marindo, Cornellius Groenewald, Samuel Gaisi
出版社: HSRC Press
关键词: province, cape, western, population, state
页数: 260
出版时间: 2008-11-12
ISBN-10: 0796922268
ISBN-13: 9780796922267

The slogan ’Home for all’ is associated with the Western Cape provincial government and the creation of a sustainable ’home for all’ is the driving goal. In order to achieve this, however, it is crucial to examine the issues impacting on and impacted by the diverse population of the province.The State of the Population in the Western Cape Province embraces a multi-sectoral approach to understanding these issues and demonstrates the critical interplay between population and sustainable development.An overview of salient demographic features and a review of the policy fra
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作者: Mahmood Mamdani
出版社: HSRC Press
关键词: survivors, saviours
页数: 416
出版时间: 2009-01-02
ISBN-10: 0796922527
ISBN-13: 9780796922526

From the author of the acclaimed Good Muslim, Bad Muslim, this is the first analysis of the crisisin Darfur to consider the events of the last few years within the context of Sudan’s history, andto critically examine the efficacy of the world’s response to the crisis.Illuminating the deeply rooted causes of the current conflict, Mahmood Mamdani explains how British colonialism tribalised Darfur, dividing its population into so-called ‘native’ and ‘settler’tribes, and creating homelands for the former at the expense of the latter. A severe drought triggered a civil war between these
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作者: James Dobbins
出版社: RAND Corporation
关键词: george, bush, fdr, building, nation, war
页数: 188
出版时间: 2008-10-25
ISBN-10: 0833041819
ISBN-13: 9780833041814

This book examines how the United States has gained considerable experience in nation-building operations through its participation in at least eight significant operations since World War II-in Germany, Japan, Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq.
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作者: Thor Hogan, Donna Fossum, Dana J. Johnson, Lawren
出版社: RAND
关键词: procurement, federal, tracking, aerospace, scoping
页数: 100
出版时间: 2005
ISBN-10: 0833038567
ISBN-13: 9780833038562

Assesses the scope of external federal spending in the aerospace industry from 1993 to 2003 by tracking all government aerospace procurement and research and development (R
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作者: Christopher Hanks, Elliot Axelband, Shuna Lindsay
出版社: RAND
关键词: reform, acquisition, military, reexamining
页数: 100
出版时间: 2005
ISBN-10: 0833037072
ISBN-13: 9780833037077

In the Department of Defense, 63 distinct acquisition reform (AR) initiatives were undertaken in the 1989-2002 period. This monograph classifies the initiatives according to various criteria: basic AR theme; relationship to acquisition functions; Army recognition; coverage in the DoD 5000 series; relationship to Under Secretary Aldridge
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